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vehicles. san francisco police will be out in full force while the navy's blue angels soar overhead saturday and sunday, parade of shifts kick off as part of fleet week. don't forget the bluegrass festival, 49ers taking on buffalo bill's and the parade in north beach. to top it off two mega cruise ships will be docking bringing 7000 people here. all in all a jam packed weekend. in san francisco, ktvu. >> this is not the only place with big events. stanford will host arizona wildcats tomorrow and bears will take on ucla at memorial stadium. justin beiber concert, madonna and florence and the machine will be performing. there is a lot on the schedule this weekend. we have it all organized for you on our website at ktvu.com where we have summaries telling you about some of the weekend's big events. go to the front page and look for that weekend extra tab. there is hope down the road for residents who are looking for alternatives to a rough commute. in a few minutes we'll tell you why the scene is antioch today as a sign of relief on the way. >>> new detail about his the death of a 34 y
of are quasi department agencies and people are concerned with these agencies and what happens with the navy in treasure island and the redevelopment successor agency has jurisdiction, and i think it's really crucial that -- i think supervisors that are on the lafco know that last week a lot of the public raised some serious concerns about public process on things like treasure island and the redevelopment successor agency, and my guess is if the lafco is willing to do it we will need lafco to take a part in this and do independent auditing or studies or something to make sure that these crucial projects with their potential damaging consequences if they're not done properly are over seen by a more independent body like lafco and lafco has shown in many cases in the past whether it's waste management or voting or the internet or things like that and having that outside perspective from this body is really important and more independent perspective so i urge you to work on both sun shining, getting on television, the treasure island board and this successor agency for redevelopment so the pub
navy ships. let me show you some of these views. looking at the water, some people are already set up. the air show = call:30. and it is the highlight of fleet week at 12:30. and already, if you cannot make it down here. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. however, if you are going to be coming down there is plenty of space available. you can see there are some people set up. this family were out here earlier at 6:00 a.m. with plenty of food. and plenty of space available along the sidewalk. you can see alcatraz in the background, this navy ships are going to be coming through by 11:00 a.m. they are devising to use public transportation and -- fe are advising to use public transportation. marty gonzales, i'm going to send it back to you. let me tell you that i wish i was with you in the studio because of this food is making me hungry. i have seen potato chips, corn dog. however, it is making me hungry. >> you need to make some friends. thank you, mike. let me remind you to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune int
including the united states navy surgeon general. on friday we have former secretary of defense perry who will be speaking. and on friday, as is tradition, since we saw the program, we invite the neighborhood volunteers, the nerts volunteers, people who volunteer their time to learn how to save their neighbors. so, we bring them on board and include them in the program. they get a nice tour of the ship. we feed them a will youctionvv of. fleet week always has a luncheon attached to it. i think everybody will remain, if you have any questions, want to talk to anybody more about the fleet week program, thank you very much, mayor lee. thank you, city and county of san francisco. and thank you all for coming out. (applause) ... >> good afternoon. let's call want september 25th meeting of the public utilities to order. roll call. commissioner courtney. >> here. commissioner caen is on her way. >> thank you. commissioners we have the minutes from the september 11th meeting. any additions or corrections? >> moved. >> seconded. >> moved and seconded. all in favor, aye. >> the item carries. this i
, and we may be at the mall, and see the person we have a fight with. the army and navy have their bar fights. i did not see this as being a game, or a community. supporting each other, this may have been in a negative way. i did not have a stable household. many of them do not of their fathers are, where their father is dead. in their return, the block i gave up -- this is who i looked up to. he had a notorious reputation. there was the violence and in return, we had the pros and cons for that. a lot of people would mess with me because of who my father was -- to my brother was. they became my enemies. it was not a choice. this is just how was. let's go get him. and it comes to the place, you get tired of running. i did not see this as being wrong. what people defined as a gang, that must be a gang member right there. i have tattoos on my arm and neck and hand, and none of them are getting associated. they all tell personal story in my life. somebody would say that this is a gang member. there would be the artistic side. i think that this comes to a place where there has to be a level
. >>> all right, well the navy in thailand, latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing there. >> it took three days for the navy to film and ed it this masterpie masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> amazing. >> number one in australia. and the uk. >> it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. coming up the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. a story you will remember as well. >>> first, the new national punchline. replacement refs, got a pretty bad rap, we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you are watching "world news now". >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by swiffer, 360 duster. ♪ doesn't have to take longer. lean i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one
week. the navy holds a drill and shows up with a vehicle that it plans to roll out in the event of a major disaster in san francisco. >>> and new information on that collision wean the big rig and amtrak train in the central valley this week. what the driver has now told investigators. >>> happening now, occupy protesters are throwing their weight behind richmond residents who say they are angry about the chevron refinery fire that happened back in august. a group is gathered right now near the refinery, holding the rally. after marching to the station to this point. you're looking at live images from newschopper 2. we're going to focus it on the group that appears to be blocking the street. this scene is taking place on the right-hand side of 580 as you're just about to cross the richmond-san rafael bridge. this one intersection does appear to be closed off. the fire, when it happened, sent a big toxic cloud over the city of richmond. as a result, thousands of residents went to the hospital in the next few days with respiratory problems. residents are submitting a list of dema
: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but certainly the craft can replenish itsself back to the ship numerous times. >> reporter: arriving by sea and by air the marines landed two helicopters in the sleepy outer sunset at lake merced and there picked up civilian medical professionals to acquaint them with what the military can do if called upon to help. the pilot is enjoying this mission of show and tell. >> it is great to come up here and show the locals and the citizens just what we do and what we are capable of. >> reporter:he helicoprs took the ci
is open for tours. it was the navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
talked about soldiers, we had a sailor somewhere. i didn't want to leave you guys out. >> go navy. >> where are you from? >> new jersey. >> great to have you here. go navy. >> thanks a lot. >> my army friends. who are these cuties? >> asher and tristan. >> with iesbaden, germany, right now. >> armed forces network. and the birthday here for your guys? >> it's my boy ryan. his birthday is october 10th. >> all right. we're thrilled that you all are here. we're going to be back with a bit more in just a moment. ♪ ♪ i woke up to a new day ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] kraft singles have no artificial flavors and they're always made with milk so all you taste is something amazing. ♪ life is amazing with the love that i found ♪ ♪ like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. [ male announcer ] every time y
. >> great publicity for the navy. it sheds good light on us and the city of san francisco. i mean, y'all been nothing but welcoming so far and i'm excited to spend the rest of my time here. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs5. >>> never get tired of looking at the blue angels buzzing over the bay area for their practice runs today. the navy jets are here for fleet week. they will hold more demonstrations tomorrow. the show is this weekend when the blue angels will showcase their aerial acrobatics above the bay flying at times only 18" apart. >>> well, with everything going on this weekend in san francisco, highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with the warning from the chp tonight. mike. >>> reporter: we have been talking about this to get word out. it's all over social media but you know someone is going to go shopping this weekend and say what's all this traffic about? so be ready. >> reporter: the bay area is popular on weekends but it may never be as popular as this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a l
see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at least if yesterday was any indication. listen in. [ sound of blue angel jets ] >> reporter: that was the blue angels as they did a practice round yesterday. don't drive. that is the best advice. it shouldn't be a huge shocker but parking will be hard in the san francisco area. to avoid most gridlock, you can avoid the waterfront, use side streets. maybe the san mateo bridge might be a good option, bay bridge, golden gate bridge very popular and going to be very busy. now, if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, that's in golden gate park. giants games over at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade, and then outside of the city florence & the machine performing in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much go
field goals to beat navy by 12 to nothing. later today the raiders to take on denver and the 49ers will be playing in new york taking on the jets. >>> watch oakland take on the broncos on cbs 5 at 1 this afternoon followed by the fifth quarter with clint live in denver. curzon been working around the clock on the foreigners to a football stadium in santa clara the goal is to have it open by 2014 just around the corner. a 15% completed so far the workers run double shifts six days a week to get the job done and the still from is going up quickly with 47 escalator's installed and plumbers have leveled several miles of pipe. many people the group with the 49 years in san francisco and our little intimate about the cost going down there paying thousands of dollars for the seats. returned to the former mayor of the police chief who remembers a time when the team was a lot more affordable even free to go see. >>> mayor christopher back then oak owns the mill company and there was a ticket on the milk carton that you could cut out and got you into the stadium to sit in the bleachers for
site over san francisco. news chopper 2 was there just minutes ago as u.s. navy's blue angels flew into town in formation for this year's fleet week. precision flight demonstration team will be overhead thursday and friday to practice for their performances saturday and sunday. and go to ktvu.com for more incredible video of those blue angels. just look for the video player in the middle of the home page. >>> and amtrak officials say the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit the passenger train in a central valley. that accident caused the plain to de rail yesterday injuring about 40 people. today investigators identified the truck driver as 32-year-old medina. investigators say they are listed to see if he was impaired or if there was a mechanical problem with his big rig. the train tracks reopened this morning. >>> emotions are running high on the campus of an east bay middle school. students, parents and staff are trying to come to grips with the death of a teacher. the teacher's apparent suicide comes less than a week after he was accused of an inappropriate relationship wi
the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies will be patrolling the bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. fleet week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving through to the north. just around clover dal dale
without the blue angeled. the navy pilots were in formation at precisely 6:15 this evening. they'll be practicing their maneuver in bay area skies starting thursday afternoon. then, they will be dazzling crowds over the weekend starting friday, saturday, sunday. pulling off all of the aerobattics. they are hosting a meet and greet on friday night. >> so cool to see. blue angels, america's cup, giants, 49ers. >> no time for all of them. >> what do we do this weekend? ♪ most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. find your perfect color with a buy one, get one pint offer. visit benjaminmoore.com/promo. 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" ban
. >> all right. let's change gears dramatically. we captured the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies t will be patrolling te bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. . obviou week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple
never have. >> the drill involved a cooperative effort between members of the navy, marines, coast guard and city crews. the mayor said there's also an emergency medical center set up nearby to show people what that operation would look like. >>> and fleet week is just a few of many large scale events happening in san francisco this weekend. the weekend madness includes americas cup races, the hardly strictly blue grass festival and the italian heritage parade plus two giants playoffs game and a 49ers game. the city has never had so many events stacked up in such a short period of time. muni, bart and caltrain are all expanding service. >>> nor problems for american airlines today. the close call that a passengers glad to be back on the ground. >>> the hot weather pattern beginning to ease, coming up the temperatures you'd expect in your neighborhood, where the fog is now and the timetable of our major cooling trend. newness in san francisco will soon have to cover up. the proposal being made and how it could end up costing them big bucks. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 w
. that is a story for this navy craft landing on ocean beach, carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after an earthquake or tsunami. and at moffett field abc 7 news. >> there is an aviation hero touched down after his ride along today. captain sullen burger was a guest of honor and in 2009, you'll recall he safely landed a u.s. airways jet at the hudson river. the event has been named miracle on the hudson. >> there is teams racing now in san francisco bay and these are the live pictures. there are 11 teams take part in races and this competition runs through sunday. best viewing at marina green. it's fan taft wrik to watch boats go by. >> they go fast. >> still ahead at 4:00 millionaires putting in for unemployment benefits? and there is a popular department store comes stateside. a mirror letting you try on a variety of clothes at the same time. >> and michael finney is taking your questions won twitter and facebook ask will answer them here just a little bit later. you can contact michael on >>> following breaking news in texas right now. firefighters battling a blaze in a
. and he says today was better than he remembered. >>> look at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as
, expect long lines to get in. >> this is worth a wait to see what your navy does for you. and there are living conditions that are exceptional. a lot of people don't get that from standing on the street and looking at the ship. >> and tourists -- tours start here at 9:30. >> and amy, thank you very much. voters heading on to the bay are being warned to watch out for chaels whales, there is a experts fear more may come in search of food. voters required to stay 300 feet away from whales and avoid getting between a whale and her calf. and this is a very busy weekend. san francisco host six sporting events, fleet week starts and kicks off tomorrow in the castro street fair which is on sunday. >> there are giants opening saturday night at at and t park. hters entertain buffalo bills on sunday. >> no matter can one you may be attending you're advised to get there early. >> yes. and other event america's cup getting underway on san francisco bay and this is in about an hour from now. and teams racing at 5:10. there are 11 teams taking place and what a difference, it feels coole
may have caught a little glimpse of their roaring practice routine. the navy jet pilots will showcase their extraordinaire row battics above the bay this weekend flying at times only 18 inches apart. >>> all right. call it the perfect storm. san francisco playing host to a lot of high-profile events this weekend. we have fleet week, play-off baseball, america's cup, street fairs, more than that. there could be more than a million people coming into the city. cbs 5's mike sugerman with the warning chp wants you to take heed of. mike. >>> reporter: i'm south of market and you see the traffic. someone told me it took them 45 minutes to go a mile. that might be good practice for this weekend. the bay area is a popular place to come on weekends but it may never be as popular as it is this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a lot going on. so i have come up to twin peaks which is the highest part of the city to give you a sort of aerial view of what's going on this weekend. we have two giants games at&t park saturday and sunday. fleet week up in the
and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter
burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >
the big navy vessel for fleet week and we also have some of the america's cup sailing yachts. these will be two busy draws, a loud weekend if yesterday was an indication. this is video taken yesterday of practice rounds. that's the blue angels flying overhead. don't drive. this shouldn't be a shocker but parking will be hard. to avoid the most gridlock avoid the waterfront. use side streets less popular bridges like the san mateo bridge we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass at golden gate bridge. giants games at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade and outside the city we have florence and the machine in mountain view, madonna in san jose, a cal game, whoo, i'm exhausted and i haven't named all the events this weekend. so use mass transit. that's the best advice. bart, ferries, muni are stepping up service this weekend. by the way, we have learned that bart actually had two of their top 10 ridership days earlier this week and they only expect those numbers to soar continuing into saturday and sunday. so to g
for everyone. so we actually got a little head started and we got to hop on board the uss macon island a navy assault ship here for fleet week. you may have seen it docked in the bay. it's offering tours this weekend, lots of different aircraft on board. it has a mobile surgical center so it could be called in to help san francisco if there was ever an earthquake or other disaster. >> ships like this responded to hurricane katrina in new orleans and ships like this responded to haiti following the earthquake down there. >> reporter: here's a map of what else is going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, at golden gate park. giants games, 49ers, the castro street fair, italian heritage parade, that's in north beach, and even more going on outside the city like florence & the machine in mountain view and madonna happens to be performing in san jose. san francisco's police chief talked about the exceptionally busy weekend today on our morning show. >> you know, we have just about every san francisco police officer working and god bless them. they know how big an event it is. we got little to n
-day as well. >>> the navy's blue angels flight team was high above san francisco today, practicing their maneuvers ahead of this weekend's two-day air show. the blue angels are the main attraction, of course, as they are every year, and they will be performing from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., both saturday and sunday afternoon, of course weather permitting. >>> playoff excitement will reach a fever pitch, as both bay area baseball teams start their first division series this weekend. the oakland a's will face the tigers at 3:00 p.m. on saturday and 9:00 a.m. sunday. the san francisco giants will host the cincinnati reds at 6:30 saturday and sunday nights. >>> and if you're going to the games or getting a group of friends together to watch them, send us your photos of the fan frenzy. e-mail us at photos@ktvu.com, or post your pictures directly on our facebook page and you might even see those pictures on the air. >>> another high profile facebook executive is leaving the social networking company, following its disappointing initial public offering. today, facebook confirmed the departure of
and keynote speakers including the united states navy surgeon general. on friday we have former secretary of defense perry who will be speaking. and on friday, as is tradition, since we saw the program, we invite the neighborhood volunteers, the nerts volunteers, people who volunteer their time to learn how to save their neighbors. so, we bring them on board and include them in the program. they get a nice tour of the ship. we feed them a will youctionvv of. fleet week always has a luncheon attached to it. i think everybody will remain, if you have any questions, want to talk to anybody more about the fleet week program, thank you very much, mayor lee. thank you, city and county of san francisco. and thank you all for coming out. (applause) >> good morning. welcome to the september 19, 2012 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. president chris fong sand commissioner funk. one seat on the board currently is vacant and pursuant to charter section 4.1060 the board may hold a meeting when there is a vacancy. in such instances -- four votes are not required to overrule a departmental
it should be. 89 degrees. >>> all right. well the navy in thailand. the latest graupoup to go gangn style. a few dozen sailors do their thing at the pace on the tourist island. >> it took three days for the navy to film and edit this masterpiece. a spokesman said the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since, everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. it's number one in auralia. and the uk. it's, it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt. >> right here. come on. >> lickke a horsey. >> you made me do it. the instigator. coming up. the neighborhood joining together to give a boy a christmas to remember. a story you will remember. >> the new national punchline. replacement refs get a pretty good rap the last few weeks. we sit down with one that was on field during the fail mary. you are watching "world news now." ♪ doesn't have to take longer. lean i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one of these! [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 duster's extender gets into
this saturday at the fleet week celebration. there are new features such as public tours of the navy coastguard and royal canadian ships. and also training exercises to encourage cooperation and collaboration and a possible disaster. you're going to want to tune in if you want to get all the action in the sky hour channel is the best place to do that saturday at 3:00. >> still ahead on the kron for morning news a massive pumpkin to show you. one that shattered the world record we will tell you how much it waited a minute. here's a live look out of walnut creek we're currently following hot interest. livermore, once again hitting the century mark once again current temperature those 63 we have a lot of heating up to do between now and 3:00 p.m.. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >> a giant pumpkin breaks the world record. it weighs in at 2,900 lbs.. the pumpkins proud owner says that this one could grow 40 lbs. each week during its growth. . the on a one $1,000 for that pumpkin was a massachusetts
. you can't have fleet week without having the famed blue angels. the navy pilots are headed to sfo. they're going to land in just a few minutes. they'll start practicing their position maneuvers over the bay area skies thursday afternoon 1:00 to 5:00. keep your eyes up, look out and plug your ears. they'll be dazzling crowds at the fleet week air show on friday, saturday and sunday. showing off the goods as they do every time they're in town. about a million people expected to be watching over those three days looking up at the sky and being able to see the magic that they do over san francisco. very exciting. and then they're going to do a meet and greet at pier 39 on friday night. for right now, check it out. the best of the best right over the bay area. >>> they show up and then you pay up apparently. the investigative unit first exposed elected officials raking in fees for making public appearances last month. tonight we uncover more questionable spending by the bay area's largest water district. jenna? >> 286 bucks plus mileage. that's what the santa clara water valley distric
in the bay area. they came into sfo. they are here for fleet week. the navy's precision flight team is always a fleet week highlight. and, of course, new can't make it to fleet week saturday and sunday, they will be practicing over the bay thursday and friday. you'll hear the sound of freedom all over the bay area. and like i said, the air show is on saturday and sunday. so they have arrived. they're here and it's that time of year . >> if you don't see them, listen. you'll hear them. >> we have both flown with them. it's exciting. >>> a christian legal group wants to overturn a new state law against conversion therapy. so it's suing. the law signed by governor brown over the weekend prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at reversing homosexuality in teenagers. sacramento pacific legal institute filed the suit on behalf of a pastor in san diego who says he benefited from the therapy. the lawsuit claims the law violates free speech. gay rights advocates say the therapy can psychologically harm gay and lesbian youth. >>> they have been preparing for mont
angels. the navy's precision flight team flew in about 6:30 this afternoon. the blue angels are the attraction of the show. the pilots and fighter jets will be practicing over the bay and san francisco on thursday and friday. their performances are scheduled on saturday and sunday assumes there's no fog or cloud cover. we posted information about fleet week and the exact time when the blue angels will be performing. you will also find other events like the bluegrass music festival. >>> heartbreak today for the owners of a farm. >> what she said is we have 15 days from today to remove all our personal belongings. >> the eviction note that has them searching for a permanent home for dozens of miniature horses. >> a reversal today three months after a controversial ban on pot club. what triggered the about face in los angeles. >> those amazing a's have done it again. another big win tonight sets up a show down tomorrow in the final game of the season. details in six minutes. iw >>> a homeowner in eastern contra costa county says he is grateful that a burned out garage and car i
. >>> a navy hover craft roared onto ocean beach in san francisco today. the hover craft was there, hoping to kick off this year's fleet week. it's landing was part of a disaster response training exercise. it could be used to deliver emergency supplies and crews after an earthquake or other natural disaster, where bridges are destroyed. fleet week continues right on through this weekend. you can head to ktvu.com for details details about all of this week's festivities. we have the hardly strictly blue grass festival, and of course fleet week. >>> our presidential debate coverage continues right after the break. >> we watched the debate with several political experts at a packed event in the south bay. when it comes to who won, they do not agree. >> in seven minutes, a fundamental change to california's criminal justice system. the measure voters will consider to end the death penalty as we know it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, a
on saturday. we have been saying a lot of people walking past. there are a lot of navy sailors coming through. everybody will be out here in join this. >> you are looking ed video from this morning with the military vehicles that were being unloaded. fleet week is not all about fun and games. if is a preparing this setting. we have the ship that has ben all over the world. and so in san francisco we are expecting. >> he added that he is impressed with what the hasting. stay with kron 4 our fleet week coverage errors. we will have all the sights and sounds of live and you can watch all from the comfort of your home. five people killed within 18 hours. the murders are not connected and they're dealing with the height of crime. the police feared a new anonymous tip program for residents to help the police track down criminals. all you have to do is pull out your cell phone as if you are born to semitic text message to 8888277 and all you have to do is tax the word to. from there they will receive their response telling them to submit their response. they're using this tip launch program on a fre
of this weekend's air show. fleet week is more than the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike at the pump. the increase and what's beyond it. >> the chase that led deputies through two cities in just the last hour. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county
the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county sheriff's deputies chased a woman from san leandro to oakland entirely on east 14th. she went through one red light after the other. our cameras caught the chase on 14th. when she got to the end of east 14th she turned around and he
people up in the air. up next, where some lucky fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best, for maybe it's the blue grass festival drawing to you san francisco this ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >>> the blue angels, what are they doing on the ground? oh, they are signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes roaring] >> today they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along san francisco waterfront and all over the bay area, all for fleet week. the blue angels will be san francisco's biggest draw this week
. >> this afternoon the blue angels pilots will be wowing about a million people. where a lucky fan got with the navy's best. maybe it's the bluegrass festival that dr >> terry: the blue angels signing autographs last night. okay, now we recognize them. they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco waterfront, over in marin county, everywhere, part of fleet week. blue angels will be the biggest draw but a number of other major events around the bay area. cornell bernard is live at marina green. this could be gridlock. >> reporter: yeah, definitely. good morning. so many events, so many people. most of them headed right here to the marina green where it could be a gorgeous day. check out the fog slowly lifting over the golden gate bridge. america's cup yacht racing later today and the blue angels set to perform this afternoon. the air show will thrill the crowds but getting here could take a while if you are driving. like terry said, expect gridlock especially on the embarcadero where there will be lane closures. bill and fran are visiting and they
son to -- apprenticed his son to a group of bomb makers. >>> the navy's newest destroyer will be commissioned. u. snches s. michael murphy cruzed into the harbor. it's neamed after a navy -- named after a navy seal killed in 2009. the destroyer was built at the bath rye ron work dms maine. -- iron works in maine. >>> california has become the first state in the country to ban therapies that attempt to change the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent
in speaking of the navy of course the blue angels will be in town once again we've got the best seat in the house for you if you want saturday october 6th at 3:00 p.m.. are blue angels live sponsored by jeep agin 7 cisco's fleet week. george raft will be there giving us the play-by-play on october 6th at 3:00 p.m. here on kron 4 will take a quick break and be right back. >> and were back at 5: 268 report shows the drug and alcohol use by an amtrak employee does on the rise. amtrak employees failed drug test at 51% higher than the real average. the most abused drugs turned out to be marijuana and cocaine. bacon lovers can relax a bit this morning the american farm bureau's federation has dismissed those promise of a potential bacon shortage. you still may take a hit if you want to buy bacon coming months. as of friday the usda said a pound of sliced bacon will cost an average of $4.50. >> the boy scouts of america plan bringing suspected abusers to the attention of the police the abusers are named in the organization for version file is what they call them. the scouts have until--have
. >>> the blue angels, the navy's precision flight demonstration team will make their way to the bay area tonight. >> they are always fun. the blue angels scheduled to perform for the fleet week airshow saturday and sunday due to arrive at sfo about 6:15 tonight. >>> practice racing on the water set to begin at 4:00 this afternoon for the america's cup world series yacht race. the actual competition is set for thursday through sunday. the america's cup village set up at the little marina green on marina boulevard in san francisco. so you better do a little walking this weekend. >> no kidding. >> it's going to be crowded everywhere. >>> in the next half hour, first duchess kate now prince william. the latest twist in the royal nude photo scandal. >> plus their wildest dreams coming through. the as clinch the big play-off spot for the first time in six years. the unlikely road to victory coming up. >> reporter: we're live in vallejo where a house fire damages half of the house. i just spoke with the people inside. we'll tell you the one valuable thing one of the occupants tried to save. ,, ,, ,,, w
of the worst seasons with 150 deaths have been reported nationwide and a navy hovercraft is a set to land on ocean beach as part of the response. if you see something. the military vehicle is arriving at 10:00 a.m. it is part of the kickoff for fleet week. if necessary it could deliver supplies. in the event of a major earthquake. >> let us take a double live look at our shot from mt. tam. it is clear. the bay bridge approach also looking clear. cough hope th today will be cooler. >> yesterday was intense and a bit unbearable. if you did not like yesterday's i guess that i have good news. it is a clear and warm start. with cloud coverage and fog along the coast. really it just depends on weather that sea breeze will kick in. if it does it will be a pretty warm afternoon. upper 70's in the beaches. and for the early afternoon. that fog could return to the coast. as early as 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. something to be concerned with. taking a look at your current conditions with low 70's and imild start. and as we check up where temperatures are going to go for this afternoon. temperatures are show
. but they will be around all weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team set to perform for fleet week festivities on saturday and sunday. here's a treat. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous for that emergency landing on the hudson river years back will be a passenger on one of the planes during a demonstration near sfo at noon today. we have a full schedule. check it out, it's available at cbssf.com. that will be fun. >>> wall street will be watching what hewlett-packard's boss has to say today here in san francisco as well. >> meg whitman will give her annual presentation to investors. hp is coming off its worst quarter ever and stocks have fallen to a 10-year low. whitman told the "new york times" last week that she will have to explain strategies for the company and how it will grow. more layoffs in silicon valley this time at juniper network. they will cut 500 workers in sunnyvale, more than 5% of its workforce. it's a move to cut operating expenses. the company is not saying how many of the layoffs will be in the bay area. >>> u.s. stock futures are slightly hig
fans are gearing up for the blue angels' annual bay area show. look upstairs over the weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team soared into town yesterday is set to perform at fleet week all weekend long on saturday and sunday. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous of course for that emergency landing on the hudson river in new york, he will be a passenger actually on one of the planes during a demonstration near the san francisco airport around noontime today. we have a full schedule, it's available at our website, cbssf.com. >> there's a lot of big of local events this weekend but some people are wondering if it might be a little too much for san francisco to handle. >> the events include 49ers football, the giants in the major legal baseball play-offs, the blue angels as we mentioned, and america's cup yacht racing. san francisco is gridlocked even without big events going on. but the mayor is optimistic. >> they are investing in the infrastructure, which is the buses, the tracks, the trains, the traffic flow. and they are going to get better. >> public
. but there was a different type of spectacle today the u.s. navy and a record landed a hovercraft on ocean beach. take a look this was part of a training exercise how they can implement disaster relief. this was deployed after hurricane country not and has helped out during several humanitarian relief efforts around the globe. the mayor, the police chief w-- were on the scene. this was also on display is one of the realistic dummys to train for the type of trauma that victim's could encounter. >> this is the type of turning to train our deployment. and fifth-of- training. from the waist down we can have a remote control and it will move the legs. and this well stimulate blood. the entire point of this is to keep teach our medical and hospital personnel. to effectively stop the bleeding. >> the medical the split will be on display for the maureen of crete in san francisco this saturday. as a reminder, kron 4 is bringing new people angels to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. that medical-display hovercraft will be on display on ocean beach in san f
in the cockpit with the blue angels. it is a navy precision flying team. take a listen to his experience. . >> that is great. where are we? after takeoff. . the speed of sound. >> i can hear it. the speed of sound. >> that is even below the speed of sound. and there he goes >> the sites, the sounds and you can see what it was like but even behind the controls of the blue angels fighter jet? we found out. take a listen. >> the is the u.s. as a bowling hornet. this is one of the oldest. we put a shiny paint job on it and this is all completely functional. with the words and markings allowing this tight formation. of all the 18 in.. this is our commanding officer, this is the no. 3, this is the no. 4 pilot. >> this requires an intense amount of focus it is kind of like an athletic workout every time we fly. when we are flying that fast and at that altitude without speed. it requires focus, and intense concentration. and the athletic ability that we are doing the right thing. not ask for a more stunning background with the golden gate and alcatraz. and just the topography, the geography is g
this is going to be one of the busier spots. we are here along pier 30-32. it's dark but we have a big navy vessel you can tour for fleet week and in addition, if that wasn't enough, we have the america's cup sailing yachts behind me here, as well. so if yesterday was any indication, it's going to be very busy and loud this saturday and sunday. the blue angels practiced yesterday. don't drive. parking even if you get here will be extra difficult. to avoid gridlock, avoid the waterfront, use less popular bridges like the san mateo bridge. if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough, a few other things are going on. it's all over the city. hardly strictly bluegrass in golden gate park. 49ers at candlestick. castro street fair, florence and the machine in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber in oakland. so it's making me exhausted just saying everything and that's not all. use mass transit. bart ferries muni are all ramping up service. if earlier this week was any indication of what we should expect, this weekend bart had two of their top ten ridership days yesterday and the da
a million people. and up next, where some fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best. or maybe it's the blue grass festival that draws you to festival that draws you to san francisco this [ female announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> tommy: the blue angels signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes
books on vietnam profile the commander navy forces in vietnam and the chief of naval operations from 1970 until 1974 in the life of admiral zumwalt. the book "zumwalt." and then political commentators argue that american sovereignty is in jeopardy. a global editor at large argues that with the emergence of new technology markets, a select few have been able to separate themselves into an extremely wealthy group of individuals with unprecedented political and social influence in the book "plutocrats." and david coleman, director of the university of virginia's miller center presidential recordings program, utilizes his eagerly recorded tapes from the kennedy administration to examine the end of the cuban missile crisis. and a book on the life of charles darwin. in darwin, portrait of a genius. look for these titles and book stores this coming week. and watch for the authors on booktv and booktv.org.
as the alleged master mind behind an organization called the united states navy veterans association, a fake charity that took in $100 million in donations over an eight-year period. authorities say the money never got to the people it was supposed to. instead, with a reputation acquired through a seemingly successful charity, thompson used the money to gain access to some of the nation's most powerful republicans, including house speaker john boehner, former presidential candidate ru rudy giuliani and john mccain and even president george w. bush. but when he was transferred to ohio to face charges, the man authorities believed to be thompson signed in to prison as mister x, leading ofgs ining of believe he was hiding something more. >> major fraud fugitives. >> u.s. marshal peter elliott said by simply searching the internet he found an fbi wanted posted for a similar-looking man, john donald cody, harvard educated attorney who mysterious disappeared from his arizona law practice in 1984 and was later indicted in four counts of estate fraud. original wanted posters described a man without
. and then old navy is doing a huge deal where all of their rock star jeans are $19. they were $34.50. now they're down to $19 through the 3rd. and also just to again reiterate how huge -- columbus day is one of the better sale dates. so it's not like you're going to be getting ripped off. is really is legit. and if you think about it, it's not until black friday you're going to have those same kind of deals. so -- >> take advantage. >> we'll take advantage. there are special things -- take this pea coat. it's only $15 for one day, which is october 6th at old navy. normally they come in sizes for the whole family. so they range up to $49 to $19. now they're all $15. so our going to find deals like that. you can get your whole family one for christmas. >> $15 for that coat. >> that's a bargain. >> 25,000 to buy for. >> think of all the shoes you can buy. >> yes! >> thanks so much. >>> coming up, five of the most cutting-edge inventions. but first, these messages. doorbell rings ] donuts? ♪ [ chuckles ] ♪ you're cute. ♪ [ door creaks, closes ] [ female announcer ] the protein effect. new sp
for those details. >>> a different spectacle in the city yesterday. the navy and marine corps landed a giant harbor craft on san francisco's ocean beach. we were waiting for it, unfortunately it came on after the morning show but there it is. we stuck around long enough to catch video of it. it's huge. it can help in a major disaster they say if bridges go down, they can avoid supplies, whatever. it was used during hurricane katrina to help in the efforts there and other humanitarian efforts around the world. so pretty impressive. of course we have the blue angels live sponsored by jeep on kron 4 hosted by mark daniel. 3:00 p.m., saturday, october 6th. >>> let's get to weather and traffic. we mentioned george a second ago. he's following several hot spots.things are not getting mu better, james. we're still tracking major delays on a number of freeways, east bay and south bay starting 480 in the westbound direction. the ride into livermore out of the altamont pass is not so bad getting into dublin now but look at this drive time, 55 minutes to get to the dublin interchange from the 205 in
is dedicated patriot serving in the u.s. navy. his company academy securities has a mission to hire to train our military veterans. he joins us from san diego. great to see you phil. >> it's great to be with you. >> dave: you did crush my spirited as a young bronco fan and you served your country well and continue to do so. tell us why your company is so determined to hire veterans. you wanted a 50/50 work force split. why? >> academy security is broker dealer. we are certified veteran disabled enterprise so we are owned and controlled by military veterans. our goal is to make a first class financial services firm. we bring in experts and military veterans. by bringing in military veterans we're bringing in the best of the best. these people and their characteristics are incredible. we partnered with j.p. morgan chase to get to a 50/50 split to hire veterans. j.p. morgan's investment in our firm will help us train and attract more veterans as we go along and build our business. >> dave: check out the numbers. unemployment rate in 2011, among 18-24 year olds. 30% when it comes to veterans, al
of an incredibly busy weekend across the bay. stunning. the u.s. navy blue angels will arrive in formation at san francisco international airport. they are here to take part in this week's fleet week. fleet week starts wednesday and runs through sunday. it is just part of the very busy weekend in san francisco. there are also two giants playoff games. at least one a's playoff game and a 49ers game. the america's cup also starts and the castro street fair. which one will we do? we will look at the forecast and the roads after the break. >>> welcome back. 10:28 and temperatures are soaring. it is already 70 in san francisco. we will keep climbing for the next four hours. 78 degrees in fairfield. traditionally, your coastal cities stay cool. we will let you know when the heat breaks today at 11:00. >>> an accident cleared at 280 and 17. 17 is the focus as people make the get away to the coast. not great, but better than here for temperatures. we will look at fremont at 880. southbound is congested toward mission boulevard. slow off dakota and the bay bridge toll plaza. it is starting to lighten up.
you will get the best viewing of all those navy ships. as we head through the next couple of day, temperatures continue to drop. we're done with the triple digits. 83 in livermore. 80 degrees in san francisco. we will have the full seven-day forecast today at 11:00. stay tuned for that. first let's check the drive with mike. >>> good morning. finally starting to see the pavement now that the cars are thinning out at 280 and 880. the maps here are in the center here through san jose. north 101 at the top of the screen. north 85 is slow. not so bad through the south bay. we have more slowing approaching the bay bridge and disabled vehicle on the upper deck causing slowing. it will get more crowded here in the afternoon. we have the midday game in oakland. marla, back to you. >>> go a's. thank you, mike. we will have the top stories coming up in 30 minutes. jon kelley and i will see you at 11:00. >>> we are back now with more of today on this winesday wednesday. plate weekly trivia game called "how ho knew"? we are spicing things up for hispanic heritage month. kathie lee is at the
states navy surgeon general. on friday we have former secretary of defense perry who will be speaking. and on friday, as is tradition, since we saw the program, we invite the neighborhood volunteers, the nerts volunteers, people who volunteer their time to learn how to save their neighbors. so, we bring them on board and include them in the program. they get a nice tour of the ship. we feed them a will youctionvv of. fleet week always has a luncheon attached to it. i think everybody will remain, if you have any questions, want to talk to anybody more about the fleet week program, thank you very much, mayor lee. thank you, city and county of san francisco. and thank you all for coming out. (applause)
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